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Lectures: Marconi - Heritage of Early Transatlantic Radio Communications
#MarconiLectures – Marconi, will be the theme for a series of lectures held in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Dun Laoghaire on 22 February. Each of the three talks (3:00 -6:30 pm) are to be presented by the Radio…
Lecture: “Traditional Boats of Ireland Book Project”
#Lecture – "Traditional Boats of Ireland Book Project" is a lecture to be presented by marine archaeologist, Darina Tully next Tuesday 4 February at 20:00 in Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club, Ringsend, Dublin. All are welcome to the lecture series…
Lecture: “The Loss of USS Indianapolis in 1945”
#Lecture – Tonight a lecture "The Loss of USS Indianapolis in 1945" is to be held in the Stella Maris Seafarers Club (at 8pm) close to Busaras bus station in Dublin. The lecture presented by Terry Cummins, secretary of the…
Lecture: How Stands Our Island Nation
#Lecture - "How Stands Our Island Nation" is a dissertation by marine journalist and commentator Tom McSweeney of Seascapes fame which is to be held next Tuesday 21 January. The lecture starting at 8pm is the opening talk of the…
Lecture: Seascapes, Wind Turbines and Marine Planning-The Future of our Marine Environment
#Lecture - "Seascapes, Wind Turbines and marine Planning- The Future of our Marine Environment" is a lecture to be presented by David Bagnall next Thursday 9 December at 20.00hrs. The lecture is to be held in Poolbeg Yacht and Boat…
Six One News Anchor as Poolbeg Quizmaster
#TableQuiz – RTE's Six One news anchor Bryan Dobson has volunteered his services as quizmaster for a Christmas Table Quiz in aid of the RNLI.  The quiz next Thursday (5 Dec) at 8pm is organised by members and friends of…
Lecture: Mutiny & Murder on the Earl of Sandwich
#Lecture- This month's Maritime Institute of Ireland (M.I.I.) lecture: Mutiny & Murder on the Earl of Sandwich presented by Peter Brady takes place this Thursday (21 November) at 8pm in Stella Maris Seamen's Club, Dublin. In late 1765 the merchant…
Lecture: The "Kerlogue"
#LectureKERLOGUE – Maritime Institute of Ireland (M.I.I.) autumn/ winter lecture series continues with the next lecture about the "Kerlogue" presented by Pat Sweeney, Maritime historian and author. During WW2 (1943) Wexford Steamship Co.'s small coaster Kerlogue” hauled 168 injured and…
Maritime Museum Table Quiz & Wine Tasting Fundraiser
#TableQuiz- Have fun while raising funds for the National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Dun Laoghaire, where a Table Quiz & Wine Tasting event is to be held in the Eblana Club, next Thursday 10th October. The evening event (starting at…
‘Howth & Sailing’ Set to Launch Lecture Season
#Lecture - Howth Peninsula Heritage Society's opening lecture for the autumn/winter season will be about 'Howth & Sailing' and is to be presented by W.M. Nixon. The talk takes place at 8.00 p.m. in Howth Angling Centre, West Pier next…
Lecture: "The Loss of the MV Princess Victoria in January 1953”
#Lecture–Maritime Institute of Ireland autumn/ winter lecture series resumes with a talk about the "The Loss of the MV Princess Victoria in January 1953". James Scannell will present the lecture next Thursday 19 September (starting at 8pm) and as usual…
Brush Up Your French at the Routes des Princes
#RoutesDesPrinces – Alliance Francais welcomes you to their stand in Dun Laoghaire Harbour during the weekend of 22-23 June when the Route des Princes fleet make their five-day stopover. Stroll along to the pier stall (10am-6pm both days) where there…
Baroque Concert in Old Mariners Church
#BaroqueConcert – Dublin-based early music ensemble Respicio are to perform in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland (NMMI), Dun Laoghaire this Friday 31 May. Come along to the hear music by Teleman, Bach & Graupner, starting at 8pm (tickets cost…
Lecture: "Setting Sail and Coming Home”
#Lecture- To give the lecture its full title "Setting Sail and Coming Home-Voyages of Discovery in Irish Myth, Arts and Culture" and which is to be held on Wednesday 24 April in Poolbeg Yacht and Boat Club, Ringsend. Mary McKenna…
Lecture: MSC Napoli – The Inside Story
#Lecture – The inside story of MSC Napoli, the containership which became the UK's largest, most complicated and most expensive shipwreck and salvage operation and will be the topic of a lecture held on Tuesday 23 April. Robin Middleton CBE,…
Concert: Chamber Choir from US to Sing in Maritime Museum
#ChoirConcert - A varied and exciting programme of accessible music from one of America's leading high school choirs, the Hood Valley River High School Choir is to be held in the Maritime Museum in Dun Laoghaire. The evening will Include…

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